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restaurante Al-yamal

Blasco de Garay, 7, 29001 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
952212046
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Ranked #31 of 1,158 restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $47
Cuisines: Moroccan
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro
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93% Recommend
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English first
Benalmadena, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The finest marroccan restaurant in Malaga for many years already. The place is very cozy, beautifull decoration done by the owners, lovers of great moorish/arabian art. The food is just great, prepared by Juani with lots of dedication. We recommened this place to everybody who love marroccan food. We will be back very son to enjoy delicious food and great... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The food here is good with more use of chilli than is typical of Moroccan food, but fortunately we like that. However the portions are very small but the bill is high and I have dropped the score from 4 to 3 because of the poor value for money.

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I keep going back to this place every time I go to Malaga. The place is kind of old and could get updated but the food is the best Moroccan I have tried (outside Morocco of course). I always order the humus, couscous and green tea with pastries.

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Malaga, Spain
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

The food is great and the staff really friendly. If you are not familiar with Moroccan dishes the owner will explain them to you. The only problem: It's a small place with few tables (most seat only two people).

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Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

and of the best I ever had. I have lived in Málaga most of my life, and this is one of our family favourites, and we are quite picky ;)

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Ely, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Having been in malaga for 5 days now, we were bored of the standard tapas served in the majority of restaurants. Having seen this restaurant at number 20 on trip advisor i thought we should give it a try. It was a little difficult to find at first ... we also thought it was closed as the doors were shut.... More

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Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

We LOVED this restaurant! The waiter (maybe owner?) was very knowledgeable about the history and culture behind the food and took the time to share his recommendations. This place is definitely worth visiting, we would go back for sure!

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Dorset
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

For a really good couscous, this is the place to go. It had been highly recommended by friends, so we booked to try it on the opening night of Málaga feria. What a brilliant start to our evening! Although a couple of dishes had already been suggested by our friends, we decided to let the restaurant decide what would be... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Excellent arabian restaurant.As I have seen the exterior I was a bit scared,but when I came in,I was from the start nicely surprised.The restaurant inside is nice and cozy.The staff/owner is very pleasent.The meal was absolutely delicious.

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Tampere, Western Finland, Finland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

We eat here in early July 2013. The food is excellent, and the service equal to that. I highly recommend to visit this restaurant when you're in Malaga city center. It is on a walking distance from Calle Larios and other turist locations in Malaga.

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